The Bar Code Tattoo Themes

Suzanne Weyn
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Government Control

The government seems very much like the rulers of a communist country in their efforts to control the people, the creation of the young militant group, and the use of propaganda to support their efforts. The government is telling people all the positive aspects of the bar code tattoo. Amber relates some of those to Kayla in an effort to encourage Kayla to get her tattoo. Amber points out that her personal information will always be available and she won't be required to keep up with an identification card or other documents. Amber's words are likely arguments she's heard presented by some form of the government in support of the program. The creation of Tattoo Generation is another effort at government control. This is also typical of communist rulers and governments seeking to gain full control of their people. The group is militant in nature meaning it...

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